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today." breaking overnight... donald trump is once again riding high after his third win in the republican nomination contests. trump -- is the projected winner of the nevada gop caucus securing 45 percent of votes in that state. the win -- even more dominating than his victory here in south carolina just four days ago. we'll have more coming up. our other big story this morning. severe weather making it's way across the south. severe storms in florida spawned tornadoes that left several people injured in this is video of that storm moving through that area. you can see the wind blowing sideways underneath this hotel lobby awning. overnight there were several tornado warnings in that area. an apartment complex suffered heavy damage in that storm. these are pictures of firefighters on the scene in
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buildings were almost flattened. most residents have been evacuated, but firefighters conducted searches overnight to ensure everyone made it out safely. we'll have another look at storm damage across the south ahead. let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam
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this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through
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a violent storm system in the deep south has caused deaths and lots of destruction. the national weather service says at least eleven tornadoes struck louisiana, mississippi and alabama yesterday afternoon and overnight. dan scheneman has the story. a savage winter storm in the than 19 million people in its path. in louisiana, several possible tornadoes wreaked havoc across the state. in the town of convent....a trailer park was s t....authorities say there were fatalities and dozens of injuries. "this is a working area this is a rural area 180 trailers back with 90 percent of them damaged." near baton rouge.....varnell oliver was inside a trailer when it began to roll
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"the house started shaking it just lifted up and started flipping." elsewhere an 18 wheeler tossed onto its side....the roof of at its walls.... "when uh, the weather gets so bad that the roof of your gym wedge.....said to be wide as it was tall.....thomas howard saw its power first hand. "all at once we here a loud noise.....woooooo...the wind just look like come down and went up funniest thing i ever saw...i never saw anything like that before." with much of the south dealing with severe weather.... forecasters warn more could be on the way. dan scheneman nbc news. with the threat of severe weather moving into our state today, some school districts along the coast in georgetown and horry counties have canceled classes for the day. but -- there are no reports of school delays or cancellations here in the midlands. remember you can also stay alert of any severe weather that threatens today by downloading the wis weather app.
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new overnight... columbia fire officials say a space heater is to blame for a fire that damaged a home on king street near millwood avenue. firefighters were called around 12:15 last night by the woman who lives inside the home. investigators say she tried to put out a fire near her space heater, but the flames soon re-ignited spreading to other parts of the home. the woman was able to make it out safely, and will be staying with relatives. republican presidential candidate, donald trump dominated the nevada republican caucus, tuesday. results are still coming in ... but in the early morning hours he had the support of over 45-percent of gop caucus-goers in the state. his closest rivals, marco rubio and ted cruz, were far behind, but nearly tied. trump touted entrance polling showing him winning the caucuses among a wide swath of including, as he put it, "the he drew perhaps his biggest cheers of the night when he
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hispanic vote. you know what i'm really happy about, because i've been saying it for a long time. 46 percent were the hispanics. 46 percent. number one with hispanics. " trump immediately takes to the campaign trail to continue his momentum today. he'll be speaking at an march 1st. the two democratic candidates were in town last night to make their pitches to south carolina voters in a town hall style forum. both talked substance -- and answered some more personal questions as well. it was hosted at the u-s-c school of law here in downtown columbia. our chad mills has highlights. first up... senator bernie sanders, who was obama's effort to close guantanamo bay detention camp. "we look like hypocrites and fools to the entire world. what we have done is locked up people in a way that is causing all kinds of
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around the world. people say 'oh, you're a democratic society...' we have locked people up in an island and i think that has hurt us all over the world. obviously if people are terrorists, they need to be confined and we need to make sure that they stay in jail until whatever happens. but i think the president is right. i think we should shut down guantanamo. i think in the long run, it will help us significantly." he was also asked about why he can't seem to catch fire with african- american voters. "we started with no support. our support has grown and it has grown in the african american community and what i believe to the degree in which we get our message out."
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hillary clinton took the stage, she was also asked about gtmo. she reminded the audience i know that's what the president wants to do. think is in colorado, there's one in illinois ... that holds some real terrible on the world trade center in 1993." she also addressed the persistence of her so- called e-mail scandal -- and was asked what she could say to comfort democrats as she faces a possible subpoena. "i can only tell you what the facts are, and, you know, the facts are that every single time somebody has hurled these charges against me, which they have done, it's proved to be nothing." that was chad mills reporting. the democratic primary here in south carolina is this saturday. right now, clinton maintains a big lead in the polls. before last night's town hall, hillary clinton stopped by a local church to take part in a conversation out gun violence. the conversation included relatives of those whose lives were cut short-- like
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controversial fight with a florida neighborhood watchman, eric garner, who died after he fought violently with new york police trying to arrest him and sandra bland who hanged herself in a texas jail. clinton said they represented too many questions unanswered. another mother was pamela dinkins, whose son eric washington, was shot and killed in columbia last march. two teens are charged in his death. "i showed her a picture of eric in his casket in his uniform, and it brought her to tears." "there isn't one single thing that we could change that would result in some of us not being here on this stage here tonight. it is a very complicated and complex issue. it is incredibly political. it is incredibly driven by money and politics . . and it's driven by a very powerful corporate interest who is very good at what they do." that was mark kelly, the husband
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congresswoman gabby giffords. they were also there to lend their support to clinton and her gun policies. giffords was left with brain damage after she was wounded by a gunman in 2011. the south carolina legislative black caucus is working to get out the vote. representative terry alexander says he's heard a lot of young people talking about going to charlotte this weekend for the big c-i-double-a tournament. he's reminding everyone who might be out of town that they can vote before they leave. "this is one thing we trying to do with his initiative is let them realize that there is value in voting, if you do not vote, if you don't participate, there's not too much you can say, you're one vote counts. and i would tell people in the african-american community, if you're one vote didn't count them why they try to take it away from you " tonight ... the legislative black caucus is hosting an event called "souls
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that will be from from 7p - 9p at ridgewood baptist church in columbia. if you have to work saturday, will be out of town, are disabled or are 65 years or if you need more info, just click the decision 20-16 link on wistv.com. coming up...clemson was on the road last night in atlanta to take on georgia tech looking for their tenth conference win this season. rick henry will have those highlights, and more in the wednesday sportswrap. break 1
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heartbreak in atlanta tonight. the tigers were in command most of the night..but lose in the final seconds. the tigers looking for their tenth acc win.... second half...jaron blossomgame's three point play puts clemson up by 13 ...53-40 with just under 17 minutes
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the yellow jackets rally.... adam smith gives tech the lead....71-70...two minutes to play.... 12 seconds to go....donte grantham's three ties it at 73..... georgia tech adds a pair of free throws...to lead by two.... clemson gets the ball with three seconds to go...blossomgame gets off a shot....no good.... clemson loses 75-73. the usc baseball team remains undefeated following a fantastic debut by a freshman pitcher. adam hill taking the mound for the first time as a any runs. the gamecocks get all the runs they need in the second inning....the bags are loaded for marcus mooney....he sends one deep to left......tyler stroup drops it....the error allows two runs to score.... usc wins it five to nothing....they improve to four and oh. high school basketbal playoffs... 4-a action. irmo hosting carolina forest. === first quarter...
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rolling. dre'von sweat buries the three from the corner. 10-3 irmo. === ta'vonne bond has a big game for the home squad. he drops home 23 points... as irmo defeats carolina forest by a final of 61-45. one -a playoffs... a thrilling finish between c-a johnson and ridge spring monetta. === under 30 seconds left willie butler hits the running floater. hornets lead 42-41. === under eight seconds to go... tied at 42... tajh green with the strong take inside for two... with point 4 seconds left! == some fans celebrate on the floor... and that's a no-no. c-a johnson hit with a two shot technical. == the trojans miss both shots... and then they're whistled for a five second call on the inbounds everything seems to be falling
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severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne.
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for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. break 2 police have charged two teens they say shot a today as a strong storm system
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a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe ththderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be
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puppy with a bb gun 18 times at a rock hill apartment complex over the weekend. but the mother of the oldest teen says her son was singled out. coleen harry has more. "he said mom i did not do this. he said mom i promise you, i did not do this." laquita stover says she's trying to figure out how her son got caught up in the case grabbing hearts everywhere... a puppy shot 18 times with a bb gun. rock hill police say it happened
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wildwood spring apartment complex. the 6 week old puppy - now named brody - still has the bb's in his body. police charged an unnamed 14 year old and 17 year old de'monte douglas with cruelty to animals. "he came to the house sunday. he had a puppy in his hand. he said momma, can we keep this puppy? i said no we can't. i said because we're in an apartment. and he was like okay. our next door neighbor has the puppy that he had." so while the next door neighbor cares for the puppy douglas couldn't keep, the puppy he is accused of shooting -- which was apparently someone else's dog -- is they're both at the center of social media posts. "his picture splashing all across the news, facebook. people saying so much about him - i didn't raise him right." his mom says the police report said it was a group
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"i'm still stuck on the report saying 17-to-20 juveniles but you only have 2 stover says rock hill police have not told her much. "do you know if anybody saw your son shoot a bb gun at the dog.? puppy. she says he has had his own "i just want everybody to know they're saying accused - they're not saying he did it." that was coleen harry reporting. officials at the animal hospital where the pupy is recovering say they've received hundreds of calls a day with offers to adopt him. still to come this morning on sunrise... plus the dance will go on, finally, after a tough recovery from our devastating floods. the ballet school that's planning a big reopening next month. break 3 kristen welker coming up on today, it's the
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falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and
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middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to reopening finally on the calendar. yesterday a wall of floor- length mirrors were installed at the pavlovich ballet school...and new ballet bars were ready to be attached to the walls. radenko pavlovich says this was his second time back during the renovation. the studio was a complete loss after it took on eight feet of water when gills creek overflowed in october now it's expected to have a grand reopening set for march 13th.
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the first time we did it, so i can only imagine them seeing it this time." "i want people to see that this is really a first class studio. we're going to have the best floor in the country that money can buy and an amazing facility, so i want people to see this." columbia native brooklyn mack, now of the washington ballet, is expected at the grand reopening ahead of a march 15th fundraiser where he'll be joined by the american ballet theater's misty copeland. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise.
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3 people confirmed dead as tornadoes rip through the gulf states. a look at some of the damage as those storms now head our way. and i'm tracking the latest on this system as it moves into the midlands. we'll pinpoint when you can expect to see the worst of the weather. plus-- breaking overnight-- donald trump nabs win number three and gains even more support in the nevada caucus. a complete recap of last night's campaign events as the candidates look ahead. it's wednesday, february 24th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this wednesday, february 24th. top stories this morning -- donald trump now holds commanding lead over his republican rivals after another landslide victory in the nevada caucus. after coming in second in iowa, trump has rattled off three straight wins. he'll now have his eyes set on
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about seal the deal if that trend continues. we'll have more on his message to supporters last night in las vegas. the democrats also had a big night here in columbia -- where they participated in a town hall ahead of south carolina's primary this saturday. hear their thoughts on the president's plan for shutting down guantanamo bay. plus-- a violent storm system over in louisiana has caused some deaths and lots of destruction. the national weather service says at least eleven tornadoes struck louisiana, mississippi and alabama. forecasts warn more could be on the way. we are tracking that storm system as it moves into the midlands. already we've seen some areas of rain overnight, but the potential is still there for stronger s srms to develop throughout the morning in our state. tim miller is tracking it all this morning and has more on the timing of when those storms will impact us. a strong storm system moves into the state wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of
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a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. in the alert center this morning
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look at one of the hardest hit areas of louisiana as tornados swept across the state. 2 people were killed and dozens injured in this rv park in convent, louisiana. it's believed to have taken a direct hit from a twister. officials say 90% of the rv park was damaged. louisiana governor john bel edwards traveled to see the devastation first hand... "i will be honest with you. it is a minor miracle that we're talking about two fatalities and maybe three
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when you go back there and see that we had 163 travel trailers here and the work was canceled in this area today because of the rain so must of these travel trailers were inhabited." the governor declared a state of emergency. we will continue to monitor for overnight -- tornado warnings were issued for parts of florida and georgia as this storm system pushes east. and we could see some warnings issued as those storms move into the midlands throughout the morning. our michal higdon spoke with the national weather service here in columbia on how it warns you when severe weather approaches. like tim miller, and our first alert storm team, meteorologists at the national weather service are monitoring this storm system very closely for the potential of severe storms and tornadoes. i spoke with dan miller, a meteorologist at the national weather service. he says they'll be monitoring radar and if they believe there is severe weather, or if they get eye witness reports from a particular area -- they'll then issue out a warning that goes to local
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says it's extremely important that you heed every warning when it's issued. for many -- you'll get an alert on your mobile device if you live in the area under the warning. however, this technology is only in phones that are manufactured in 2014 or later. a reason it's so important to have an alternative for weather alerts. "i would say, as a rule, the noaa weather radio is the best way to receive an emergency weather warning, especially in the and libraries also have one so they can get that alert and then people can take cover right your life. now what would you do if a tornado warning is issued? do you know how or where to take cover?
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live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. you can also stay informed on dangerous weather by downloading the wis weather app. the app lets you see radar approaching. you'll also get weather alerts sent straight to our phone. it's free in your app store. standard data and messaging rates may apply. a beaming donald trump celebrated his victory in the republican nevada caucus before a large crowd. it's the third straight nominating contest trump has won. during his victory speech last night, trump touted entrance polling, showing him winning among a wide variety of groups-- including, as he put it, the quote "poorly educated." trump drew possibly the biggest cheers of the night when he proclaimed he won the hispanic vote. "we're the smartest people, we're the most loyal people. and you know what i'm really happy about, because i've been saying it for a long time. 46 percent were the hispanics. 46 percent. number one with hispanics. " today, trump will hit the campaign trail to make a
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meanwhile-- marco rubio and ted cruz fought quite the battle for second place in the nevada caucus. rubio ended up taking the silver spot with 24 percent, while cruz came in at third with 22 percent. coming up in our next half hour-- we'll hear more from cruz including more of his shots at a fellow rival. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are continuing to campaign ahead of saturday's democratic primary. today, clinton will be in west columbia at 1 p.m. at the brookland baptist conference center to talk to voters. later, she'll make her way to sumter to speak at a morris college event. sanders, meanwhile, will be speaking at an event addressing poverty. that's happening at nine a-m at the doubletree on bush river road. last night-- clinton and sanders made their pitches to south carolina voters to in a townhall- the u-s-c school of law hosted sanders was asked about why he can't seem to catch fire with african- american voters. clinton addressed the persistence of her so- called e-mail scandal -- and was asked what she could say to comfort democrats
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possible subpoena. they both talked about guantanamo too. "obviously if people are terrorists, they need to be confined and we need to make sure that they stay in jail until whatever happens. but i think the president is right. i think we should shut down guantanamo." "so where they end up should be a matter of negotiation. i know that's what the president to do. i will say this -- we've got a few places in not here but, you know, the security place that i think is in colorado, there's one in illinois." of course, the democratic primary here in south carolina is this saturday. right now, clinton maintains a big lead in the polls. president obama has announced he is sending congress a plan that would bring dozens of suspected terrorists here to the u-s. governor nikki haley is pledging to fight against the president's most recent call to close the prison at guantanamo bay. the president presented his plan to close gitmo...which could mean relocating terrorists
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"this is not the time to unsettle the people of this country or south carolina by saying we're going to send you a few more, it'll be fine. no it's not going to be fine. we have said that. they have been fine in going to fight it. he knows we're going to fight it." governor haley she would not accept the notion of gitmo prisoners being transferred to the state. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick outt the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe
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5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. coming up on news 10 sunrise... the gamecock men's basketball team is hoping to keep the momentum alive tonight as they host tennessee.
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team currently stands-- coming up next. breaking in the alert center right now a small plane carrying 23 people on board has these lil' chickies and lil' doggies are small, -but they're intense. -yeah. -it's like my niece, hannah. -and you, uh, take karate?
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-yah! yah! ah! -(karate sounds) hey! now finish him. big flavor in a little package. new lil' chickies and lil' doggies. -(click) i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her church taught her to do all the good you can... for all the people you can... for as long as you can... after law school, she could have joined a high priced law firm... but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them-
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our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together. a stronger country. two coneys or two burgers, and two tots and two drinks. -yeah. -it's like i'm seeing double. speaking of double. look. (yells) you guys wanna hang out sometime? oh, man. i think i nailed it. now two can eat for $9.99 all month long.
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crashed in nepal. officials confirm all 23 people on board are dead. the plane was located after it went missing in the northern region of nepal. the plane took off from the city of pokhara early this morning. the flight was only supposed to last for about 19 minutes total ... but contact was lost about eight minutes after takeoff. three crew members and 18 passengers were on board. homeless veterans in the midlands will have a one- stop shop for help this weekend. dorn v-a medical center is teaming up with several agencies for an informational fair to help vets who've lost housing....or might be in danger of losing a place to stay. dorn staff will be avaiaible in the lobby of building 100 at the medical
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ferry road this saturday. they'll be answering questions from 8 am until 2. along with housing help, veterans will also be able to set medical appointments and learn about other beneficial programs. a new plan for the confederate battle flag that used to fly outside the state house could move the confederate relic room and military museum to the lowcountry. the state house ways and means committee unanimously advanced a proposal requiring an analysis of available museum spacacin charleston. the museum's governing board has recommended spending more than 3 million dollars to renovate the museum and create an exhibit for the flag. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its
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a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best
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through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in g gorgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. a big game tonight for the gamecock men's basketball team as they position
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stretch run towards the sec tournament. the gamecocks are at home for a late game tonight against tennessee. usc is currently 22-and-5 overall for the season, tied for second place in the conference standings with texas a&m. game time is 9 o'clock on the sec network. the usc baseball team is still undefeated following a fantastic debut by a freshman pitcher. adam hill took the mound for the first time tuesday against appalachian state. he didn't give up any runs in six innings. usc would hold on to that shut out, winning five to nothing. we'll have plenty more of today's top headlines coming up after the break. stay with us here on sunrise. i'm judi gatson with a wis military salute. harry h. griffin jr. of pomaria was recently promoted to gunnery sergeant in the united
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he has proudly served our country for 14 years. his sister, jennifer, says he joined the military after 9/11 so that he
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change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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reports of sexual transmission of the zika virus. they are investigating 14 cases. the c-d-c adds the new reports suggest sexual relations may likely be a way zika spreads. however, the most likely way to be infected with zika is through a mosquito bite. zika has been confirmed in 23 u-s states and the district of columbia. and the world health organization says up to four million people will be infected in the next year. tonight, space-x is expected to attempt its next falcon 9 launch. the space-x rocket is attempting to put another telecommunications satellite into orbit.
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the first stage of the falcon 9 rocket will attempt an experimental landing on a drone-ship. the launch is scheduled for 6:46 p.m. eastern time and will take off from the space launch complex at cape canaveral air force station in florida. protesters gathered in over a dozen cities across the country to protest the f-b-i's requests for apple to break through i-phone while the f-b-i says they want a hack, many are worried that it could apple has said they're willing to help law enforcement, but not if it means breaking it's promise. a strong storm system moves into the state wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through h the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday
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through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this wednesday, february 24th. your top stories this morning... donald trump is once again riding high after his third win in the republican nomination
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the state. the win -- even more dominating than his victory here in south carolina just four days ago. ahead you'll hear more on what trump says made him the "winning" factor. we are in first alert mode as we track a storm system that could bring severe weather to the midlands. already we've seen some areas of rain overnight, but the potential is still there for stronger storms to develop throughout the morning in our state. tim miller is tracking the latest in your first alert forecast this morning. a strong storm system moves into the state wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll
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rest of the week.
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right now in the wis alert center... an apartment complex in pensacola, florida has been ripped apart by that strong storm system that
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three buildings were severely damaged at the moorings apartment complex there's were reports of injuries and some who were trapped. firefighters conducted search and rescue operations, but we're told all residents have since been evacuated. a wind advisory also remains in effect for northwest florida through this morning. republican presidential candidate donald trump has locked in another win-- this time at the nevada caucus. it's the third straight nominating contest trump has won. during his victory speech last night, trump touted entrance polling, showing him quote "winning" among a wide variety of groups. trump drew big cheers as he stated his campaign's winning ways will continue far into the future. "of course, if you listen to the pundits we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning. the country. and soon the country is going to start winning, winning,
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meanwhile, marco rubio and ted cruz fought quite the battle as they vied for second place in the nevada caucus. rubio took second place with 24 supporters, saying he must perform well on super tuesday. s/ sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate :14 the undeniable reality that the first four states have shown is that the only campaign who has beat donald trump and the only campaign that can beat donald trump is this campaign. both cruz and rubio are heading to houston today to hold a next tuesday 12 states will hold "super tuesday." after that, the delegate count could determine the nomination in both parties. before super tuesday, cnn will host one more republican debate. that's on thursday at 8:30 from houston, texas. just days before south carolina's democratic primary, presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders navigated tough questions during a town hall forum
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each candidate appeared on stage separately.. clinton seemingly confident about her campaign...and sanders hoping to re-gain momentum after losing to clinton in nevada over the weekend. each candidate took on the topics of guantanamo bay, attracting minority voters-- and the topic of racial injustice. we have serious challenges, and i think it's important for people -- and particularly for white people, to be honest about those, and to recognize that our experiences may not equip us to understand what a lot of our african american fellow citizens go through every single day." "we are in this together, not just - not words. i hurt. and when my kids hurt, you hurt." bernie sanders will be talking about poverty in south carolina-- just ahead of the democratic primary this weekend. south carolina-- just ahead of the democratic primary this weekend. it's happening at nine a-m this
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doubletree on bush river road. sanders has been campaigning here in the midlands during the week. our billie jean shaw sat down with bernie sanders for an interview here at wis. in the interview, sanders discusses his focus on african-american female voters ahead of saturday's primary. you can catch the full interview on our website-- wis tv dot com. hillary clinton is making two stops in the midlands today. today at one p-m, she'll be in west columbia at an open-to-the-public luneon at the brookland baptist conference center. later in the day, clinton will be in sumter to speak at a morris college event. as we head for south carolina's democratic primary, you still have time to vote absentee. you can vote in person at your county voter registration office until 5 p-m on friday. new overnight... columbia fire officials say a space heater is to blame for a fire that damaged a home on king street near millwood avenue. firefighters were called just after midnight by the woman who lives inside the home. investigators say she tried to put out the fire, but the
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to other parts of the home. the woman was able to make it out safely, and will be staying with relatives. coming up on news 10 sunrise... we're tracking severe weather state this morning. our tim miller will have the ahead. plus our michal higdon is also helping you prepare. you hear over and over again that if a tornado warning is issued -- take cover immediately. in your house you go to the bottom floor to the inner-most room -- you basically want as
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for all the people you can... for as long as you can... after law school, she could have joined a high priced law firm... but instead, she worked to reform juvenile justice in south carolina... exposed racism in alabama schools... registered latino voters in texas... and provided legal aid to families in arkansas. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together.
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wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the
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thirty-seven women, including governor nikki haley and our own mary king were honored biggest threat will be and we'll see sunny cooler women. the annual awards recognize women whose achievements
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haley and our own mary king were honored tuesday by the palmetto center for women. the annual awards recognize women whose achievements distinguish them as leaders and role
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governor nikki haley was presented the pcw award, the highest honor that palmetto center for women awards every year. mary was one of two winners of the "inspiring young women" award. more than 700 women have been honored since the inception of the ceremony in 1980. here's a workout almost anyone can get on board with! the wine workout! april storey posted this quick exercise video to her facebook page. using wine as motivation. the clip has been viewed more than 18- million times. and the war is on .. for where people should
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after weeks of promotions .. burger king has now launched its two grilled hot dogs menu. now the fast food chain, known for its burgers, has a new competitor .. 7-11 the convenience store chain launched an ad campaign promoting a cheeky "hot dog bill of rights," which proclaims that customers are entitled to customize their hot dogs with free chili and cheese and "the right to believe in totally made-up but totally tasty constitutional rights." the campaign urges people to tweet using the hashtag #hotdogdemocracy to "stand for life, liberty and the pursuit of hot dog choices." in the wis alert center this
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she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against
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just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. killed 2 people. the explosion on tuesday could be felt miles away and was mistaken to some locals to be an earthquake. officials say the blast was so powerful it shattered windows of a nearby elementary school and leveled the home. investigators were at the scene all day, but are still working
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it's a recall that's anything but "fun sized." the american chocolate maker 'mars' has announced a recall in 55 countries. the recall includes millions of thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. if a tornado warning is issued -- an alert will be sent to mobile devices manufactured in 2014 or later as well as all noaa
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as a precaution here is what to do in case that happens. if you're in a house with no basement, a dorm, or an apartment: avoid windows. go to the lowest floor, small center room , under a stairwell, or in an interior hallway with no windows. crouch as low as possible to the floor, facing down; and cover your head with your hands. a bath tub may offer a shell of partial protection. even in an interior room, you should cover yourself with some a helmet can offer some protection against head injury. in an office building, hospital, nursing home or skyscraper: go directly to an enclosed, windowless area in the center of the building -- away from glass and on the lowest floor possible. then, crouch down and cover your head. interior stairwells are usually good places to take shelter, and if not crowded, allow you to get
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quickly. stay off the elevators; you could be trapped in them if the power is lost. in a mobile home:get out! even if your home is tied down, it is not as safe as an underground shelter or permanent, sturdy building. at school:follow the drill! go to the interior hall or windowless room in an orderly way as you are told. crouch low, head down, and protect the back of your head with your arms. stay away from windows and large open rooms like gyms and auditoriums. in a car or truck: vehicles are
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tornado. there is no safe option when caught in a tornado in a car, just slightly less-dangerous ones. angles to the tornado. seek shelter in a sturdy building, or underground if sized." the american chocolate maker 'mars' has announced a recall in 55 countries. the recall includes millions of mars, snickers and milky way chocolate bars produced in the netherlands-- after pieces of plastic were found in the candies. the company said.....mars,
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and milky way bars with best before dates between june and october 2016 should not be eaten. celebration and variety candy packs are also being recalled. volvo wants to replace car keys with smartphones. according to the automaker, bluethooth-enabled smartphones can actually become digital keys ..eliminating the need for a physical key or key fob. the smartphone would be able to not only start the car, but also unlock the doors and trunk. and the same device would be able to handle multiple digital keys---one for every volvo car in the family. a limited number of commercially available cars will be equipped with the new digital key technology in 2017. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line.
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birthday board po box 367 columbia, sc 29202 please give two weeks advanced notice. photos cannot be returned.
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lowe's presents: how to put your foot in your mouth. man, wish my yard looked like yours. hey, the grass is always greener on the other side of the... sorry.
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sta-green fertilizer, at lowe's. a crime alert this morning... columbia police need your help finding two men wanted for a string of recent car thefts. 27-year old chasity henry and 34-year old william taylor. investigators say 31 vehicles were stolen between the first of the year and february 15th. police say in those cases,
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in home driveways and convenience store parking lots. 23 of those vehicles have been recovered. if you know where henry and taylor can be found -- call crimestoppers. the department of public safety continues to look into a crash that resulted in the dui arrest of a longtime state prosecutor. an incident report details that donnie myers called investigators about the crash he was involved in near his home monday night on old chapin road. the car was abandoned when highway patrol troopers got there. an investigator says there was a pistol on the floorboard and a strong odor of alcohol in the car....but officers found myers at his house. troopers say myers claimed he was run off the road, and got a ride to his home from a passerby. myers was taken into custody and transported to the alvin s. glenn detention center to avoid potential problems with being booked in lexington -- where he's been the top prosecutor for 40 years. a strong storm system moves into the state wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through
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and we'll see sunny cooler thanks for starting your day
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3 people confirmed dead as tornadoes rip through the gulf states. a look at some of the damage as those storms now head our way. and i'm tracking the latest on this system as it moves into the plus-- breaeaing overnight-- donald trump running away with the republican presidential race after securing his third win in the nevada caucus. his reaction to the big night, ahead. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese.
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a violent storm system impacting states around the southeast overnight the national weather service has confirmed at least eleven tornadoes in louisiana, mississippi and alabama, with three confirmed deaths. we are tracking that storm system as it moves into the midlands. already we've seen some areas of rain overnight, but the potential is still there for stronger storms to develop throughout the morning we've just recieved a thunderstorm warning in the weather center. tim miller is trackingngt all everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north,
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chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. in the alert center this morning
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look at one of the hardest hit areas of louisiana as tornados swept across the state. 2 people were killed and dozens injured in this rv park in convent, louisiana. it's believed to have taken a direct hit from a twister. officials say 90% of the rv park was damaged. louisiana governor john bel edwards traveled to see the devastation first hand... "i will be honest with you. it is a minor miracle that we're talking about two fatalities and maybe three more people unaccounted for and when you go back there and see that we had 163 travel trailers here and the work was canceled in this area today because of the rain so must of these travel trailers were inhabited." the governor declared a state of emergency. we will continue to monitor for any other damage around the southeast overnight in the wis alert center overnight -- tornado warnings
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parts of florida and georgia as this storm system pushes east. and we could see some warnings issued as those storms move into the midlands throughout the morning. our michal higdon spoke with the national weather service here in columbia on how it warns you when severe weather approaches. like tim miller, and our first alert storm team, meteorologists at the national weather service are monitoring this storm system very closely for the potential of severe storms and tornadoes. i spoke with dan miller, a meteorologist at the national weather service. he says they'll be monitoring radar and if they believe there is severe weather, or if they get eye witness reports from a particular area -- they'll then issue out a warning that goes to local broadcast stations. the national weather service says it's extremely important that you heed every ve in the area under the warning. however, this technology is only in phones that are manufactured "i would say, as a rule, the
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best way to receive an emergency weather warning, especially in the middle of the night. would also recommend a lot of public buildings like schools and libraries also have one so they can get that alert and then people can take cover right away." a weather radio will typically cost between 20 and 50 dollars -- but miller adds it could save your life. now what would you do if a tornado warning is issued? do you know how or where to take cover? tim miller and i are going to show you the best way to protect yourself in your home 10. you can also stay informed on dangerous weather by downloading the wis weather app. the app lets you see radar pin-pointing when and where storms will be approaching. you'll also get weather alerts sent straight to our phone. it's free in your app store. standard data and messaging
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a beaming donald trump celebrated his victory in the republican nevada caucus before a large crowd. it's the third straight nominating contest trump has won. during his victory speech last night, trump touted entrance polling, showing him winning among a wide variety of groups-- including, as he put it, the quote "poorly educated." trump drew possibly the biggest cheers of the night when he proclaimed he won the hispanic vote. "we're the smartest people, we're the most loyal people. and you know what i'm really happy about, because i've been saying it for a long time. 46 percent were the hispanics. 46 percent. number one with hispanics. " today, trump will hit the campaign trail to make a stop in virginia beach. meanwhile-- marco rubio and ted cruz were again neck and neck for second place. rubio comes in with 24 percent supportrtwith cruz at 22. coming up in our next half hour-- we'll hear more from cruz including more of his shots at a fellow rival.
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campaign ahead of saturday's democratic primary. today, clinton will be in west columbia at 1 p.m. at the brookland baptist conference center to talk to voters. she'll then be in sumter for an event at morris college. sanders, meanwhile, will be speaking at an event addressing poverty. that's happening at nine a-m at the doubletree on bush river road. last night-- clinton and sanders made their pitches to south carolina voters in a townhall-style forum. the u-s-c school of law hosted the event, which aired on cnn. both candidates were asked questions about the president's controversial plan to shut down guantanamo bay. "obviously if people are terrorists, they need to be confined and we need to make sure that they stay in jail until whatever happens. but i think the president is right. i think we should shut down guantanamo." "so where they end up should be a matter of negotiation. i know that's what the president wants to do. i will say this -- we've got a few places in the country. not here but, you know, the maximum security place that i think is in colorado, there's one in illinois." right now -- hillary clinton maintains a big lead in the polls ahead of
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some of south carolina's top leaders are also weighing in on president obama's plan for guantanamo bay.s governor nikki haley is pledging to fight the plan -- which would relocate some of the prisoners to the united states. some would also be taken elsewhere overseas "this is not the time to unsettle the people of this country or south carolina by saying we're going to send you a few more, it'll be fine. no it's not going to be fine. we have said that. they have been fine in guantanamo bay for a long time. he knows we're going to fight it." state attorney general alan wilson also spoke out -- calling the president's plan "reckless, frightening and disappointing." late last year, state officials also promised to fight a plan by the pentagon which was assessing the charleston naval brig as a possible relocation site. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today.
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everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best t time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves up next on sunrise -- continuing coveage of severe weather around the southeast. hear from one man who says he
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home as a tornado flipped it multiple times. breaking in the alert center right now a small plane carrying 23 people
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crashed in nepal. officials confirm all 23 people on board are dead. the plane was located after it went missing in the northern region of nepal.
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of pokhara early this morning. the flight was only supposed to last for about 19 minutes total ... but contact was lost about eight minutes after takeoff. three crew members and 18 passengers were on board. the raleigh, north carolina, police union has unanimously voted to not boycott beyonce's upcoming concert in response to her super bowl halftime act and new video. unions in miami, tampa and nashville, tennessee, are either calling for officers to boycott her music or urging them not to volunteer to work at her shows because the act and her video contain what they say are "anti- police" messages. beyonce's concert in realeigh is may 3rd. continuing our coverage of severe weather around the southeast -- many in louisiana will be back to work this morning cleaning up a big mess. take a look at the damage in this neighborhood in belle rose, louisiana. a number of hohos were leveled -- with the rest sustaining damage from winds and fallen trees. one man described being inside his home as an apparent tornado sent it
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s/ farnell oliver / resident "the house started shaking, it just lifted up and started flipping. you can see right now, if it wouldn't have been for the front house stopping us, we probably would have kept on flipping." a couple of twisters were spotted on the water over lake pontchartrain the waterspouts formed as severe weather moved across the state tuesday afternoon. similar spouts were spotted over the mississippi river as well. toss to weather.... everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe
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5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. a big game tonight for the gamecock men's basketball team as they position themselves for a stretch run towards the sec
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basketball team as they position themselves for a stretch run towards the sec tournament. the gamecocks are at home for a late game tonight against tennessee. usc is currently 22-and-5 overall for the season, tied for second place in the conference standings with texas a&m. game time is 9 o'clock on the sec network. the usc baseball team is still undefeated
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freshman pitcher. adam hill took the mound for the first time tuesday against appalachian state. he didn't give up any runs in six innings. usc would hold on to that shut out, winning five to nothing. up next on sunrise -- a look at your wednesday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. keir simmons: hey there, good
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it's pretty unexpected to hear
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about money coming from the royal palaces, but it's not the royals themselves who are complaining about a potential paycut, but members of their staff at kensington palace who work with the public. they say they are set to lose five thousand dollars a year and they are, get this, threatening a strike. one can only imagine what the queen must be thinking. i'll have the latest coming up on today. cuban state media say that ramon castro, the older brother of cuban revolutionary leaders fidel and raul castro -- has died at age 91. widely known by his nickname "mongo," the white-bearded ramon castro preferred tending crops and livestock to the political life embraced by his younger siblings. ramon was two years older than fidel, and many say the two looked alike. a sheriff's incident report shows nothing appeared out of place around the bed where justice antonin scalia was found dead at a resort in texas earlier this month. the report, obtained by the washington post, shows that three pillows were
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scalia's head. one had slipped over his eyes, but was not positioned in a way that would block breathing. the report also says his arms were at his side atop the bed covers. a breathing apparatus was on the nightstand, but was not being used. federal officials have arrested several top leaders of warren jeffs' polygamous sect in salt lake city, utah. 11 people associated with the fundamentalist church of jesus christ of latter day saints were charged on federal accusations of food stamp fraud and money laundering. among those taken into custody were warren jeffs' brothers -- lyle and seth. warren is currently serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting his 12 and 15 year old child brides. protesters gathered in over a dozen cities across the country to protest the f-b-i's requests for apple to break through i-phone security. while the f-b-i says they want a one-time hack, many are worried that it could compromise i-phone security. apple has said they're willing to help law enforcement, but not if it means breaking it's
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tonight, space-x is expected to attempt its next falcon 9 launch. the space-x rocket is attempting to put another telecommunications satellite into orbit. the rocket will then attempt an experimental landing on a drone-ship. the launch is scheduled for 6:46 p.m. eastern time in cape canaveral, florida. everythingngeems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect
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surprpred if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half
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good morning. thanks for waking up with
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top stories this morning... donald trump is once again riding high winning his third state on the republican campaign trail. he's the projected winner of the nevada gop caucus securing 45 percent of votes. that win, even more dominating than his victory here in south carolina just four days ago. ahead you'll hear more on what trump says was the "winning" factor. plus -- we are in first alert mode as we track a storm system that's expected to bring severe weather to the midlands. we are seeing incredible new video overnight as this system has moved across the florida panhandle. you can see homes destroyed and vehicles overturned in pensacola. a tornado was confirmed in that area. caroline patrickis will have more on that damage in a few minutes from the alert center. the system is already responsible for 3 deaths around the southeast tuesday. 11 tornadoes were confirmed across louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. louisiana took the brunt of the damage yesterday -- with two people dying in this rv
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tim miller is tracking the latest in your first alert forecast this morning. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect for parts of ga, would not be
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issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. we're just getting some new
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center this morning out of pensacola, florida this is what's left after a confirmed tornado touched down tuesday night. you can see damaged homes, utility lines and vehicles firefighters conducted search and rescue operations after one apartment complex was completely destroyed, but we're told all residents have since been evacuated. there are no reports of serious injuries but emergency crews remain on scene looking for victims. a wind advisory remains in through this morning. republican presidential candidate donald trump has locked in another win-- this time at the nevada caucus. it's the third straight nominating contest trump has won. during his victory speech last night, trump touted entrance polling, showing him quote "winning" among a wide variety of groups.
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stated his campaign's winning ways will continue far into the future. "of course, if you listen to the pundits we weren't expected to win t much and now we're winning, winning, winning. the country. and soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning." meanwhile, marco rubio and ted cruz fought quite the battle as they vied for second place in the nevada caucus. rubio took second place with 24 percent, while cruz came in at third with 22 percent. cruz spoke to a crowd of supporters, saying he must perform well on super tuesday. s/ sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate :14 the undeniable reality that the first four states have shown is that the only campaign who has beat donald trump and the only campaign that can beat donald trump is this campaign. both cruz and rubio are heading to houston today to hold a rally. the next republican debate will take place there. next tuesday 12 states will hold primaries on "super tuesday." after that, the delegate count could determine the nomination in both parties. before super tuesday, cnn will host one more republican debate. that's on thursday at 8:30 from
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just days before south carolina's democratic primary, presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders navigated tough questions during a town hall forum hosted by c-n-n from columbia. each candidate appeared on stage separately.. clinton seemingly confident about her campaign...and sanders hoping to re-gain momentum after losing to clinton in nevada over the weekend. each candidate took on the topics of guantanamo bay, attracting minority voters-- and the topic of racial injustice. we have serious challenges, and i think it's important for people -- and particularly for white people, to be honest about those, and to recognize that our experiences may not equip us to understand what a lot of our african american fellow citizens go through every single day." "we are in this together, not just - not words. the truth is, at some level, when you hurt, when your children hurt, i hurt. i hurt. and when my kids hurt,
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bernie sanders will be talking about poverty in south carolina-- just ahead of the democratic primary this weekend. it's happening at nine a-m this morning in an event at the doubletree on bush river road. sanders has been campaigning here in the midlands during the week. our billie jean shaw sat down with bernie sanders for an interview here at wis. in the interview, sanders discusses his focus on african-american female voters ahead of saturday's primary. you can catch the full interview on our website-- wis tv dot com. hillary clinton is making two stops in the midlands today. today at one p-m, she'll be in west columbia at an open-to-the-public luncheon at the brookland baptist conference center. later in the day, clinton will be in sumter to speak at a morris college event. as we head for south carolina's democratic primary, you still have time to vote absentee. you can vote in person at your county voter registration office until 5 p-m on friday.
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cybersecurity in the state. the university of south carolina is set to launch a new initiative this morning. usc president harris pastides will join governor nikki haley and other state leaders at the school's alumni center at 10 to give specifics on the plan. the hope is to bolster efforts already in place statewide. south carolina house lawmakers have unanimously approved legislation that aims to help the state's tax agency reduce income tax fraud. that vote moves the deadline for businesses to send employees wage documents to the revenue department up by a month to january 31st. businesses are already required to send employees w-2 statements by that same date. state officials believe that criminals tata advantage of the delay by sending in fake wage documents. they say this legislation is key in combatting tax refund fraud. coming up on news 10 sunrise... we're tracking severe weather moving into our state this morning. our tim miller will have the latest in your forecast ahead. plus our michal higdon is also helping you prepare. you hear over and over again that if a tornado warning is issued -- take cover
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in your house you go to the bottom floor to the inner-most room -- you basically want as many walls around you as you can. but what if you're at work? we're going to be walking you through what to do -- coming up in about 10 minutes. we continue to track severe
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across the south this morning. overnight -- southern georgia took the brunt of some rough weather that moved through after midnight. louisiana was also another state hard hit with 2 deaths reported there. raycom's gerron jordan has a look at some of the damage. parish officials confirmed that two people were killed and at least 30 people were injured after a tornado ripped through a convent rv park in st. james parish. 300 people hit, 160 trailers. 31 people rushed to the hospital. 7 with critical, life threatening injuries. i'm gerron jordan for the raycom
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that two people were killed and at least 30 people were injured after a tornado ripped through a convent rv park in st. 7 with critical, life threatening injuries. i'm gerron jordan for the raycom news network. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a w wm front just south o o columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and thunderstorms continue to develop in georgia and are rapidly moving e/ne. tornado watch is in effect
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surprised if one is issued for us before too long. noon 6pm: severe threat is less as much of the dynamics lift to the northeast however, a few thunderstorms will develop along the cold front as it moves through the state. clearing skies and cooler temperatures tonight through thursday. the senate committee will hold a hearing today to discuss the latest on
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the senate committee will hold a hearing today to discuss the latest on the spread of zika. the senate health, education and labor and pensions committee will hear testimony starting at 10 this morning. the deputy director of the centers for disease control will be among them. news broke yesterday that the cdc is now investigating 14 cases of the zika virus spreading through sexual contact. however, the most likely way to be infected with zika is through a mosquito bite. zika has been confirmed in 23 u-s states and the district of
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the death toll in fiji from cyclone winston is now at 42 people as of this morning... thousands of people are still sheltering in evacuation centers, their homes destroyed by winds or flooded by the most powerful storm to ever strike a pacific nation. the fiji government and international aid agencies began delivering much needed relief today. the red cross warns the death toll could continue rising. south carolina senator tom davis' filibuster of the state's roads bill will likely continue today. davis spent nearly seven hours on the senate floor yesterday, his third full day blocking the bill. he wants senators to change how the board that governs the department of transportation is appointed before giving the agency more money. lawmakers have yet to call for a vote to sit davis down. there are more than 200 amendments to the bill to under
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a crime alert this morning... columbia police need your help finding two men wanted for a string of recent car thefts. police have issued warrants for 27-year old chasity henry and 34-year old william taylor. investigators say 31 vehicles were stolen between the first of the year and february 15th. police say in those cases, vehicles were left running in home driveways and convenience store parking lots. 23 of those vehicles have been recovered. if you know where henry and taylor can be found -- call crimestoppers. the department of public safety continues to look into a crash that resulted in the dui arrest of a longtime state prosecutor. an incident report details that donnie myers called investigators about the crash he was involved in near his home monday night on old chapin road. the car was abandoned when highway patrol troopers got there. an investigator says there was a pistol on the floorboard and a strong odor of alcohol in the car....but officers found myers at his house. troopers say myers claimed he was run off the road, and got a ride to his home from a passerby. myers was taken into custody and transported to the alvin s. glenn detention center to avoid potential problems with being
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-- where he's been the top prosecutor for 40 years. everytytng seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the state. a warm front just south of columbia this morning will move through and will kick out the fog and temperatures will rise into the middle 60s as winds pick up from the south at 25-30mph as the warm front picks up steam and moves north, this is when we'll see our best chance of severe thunderstorms. 5am noon: this is the best time frame for storms through the midlands. as of 2:30am showers and manufactured in 2014 or later as well as all noaa weather radios. as a precaution here is what to do in case that happens. if you're in a house with no
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an apartment: avoid windows. go to the lowest floor, small center room , under a stairwell, or in an interior hallway with no windows. crouch as low as possible to the floor, facing down; and cover your head with your hands. a bath tub may offer a shell of partial protection. even in an interior room, you should cover yourself with some sort of thick padding , to protect against falling debris in case the roof and ceiling fail. a helmet can offer some protection against head injury. in an office building, hospital, nursing home or skyscraper: go directly to an enclosed, windowless area in the center of the building -- away from glass and on the lowest floor possible. then,
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interior stairwells are usually good places to take shelter, and if not crowded, allow you to get to a lower level quickly. stay off the elevators; you could be trapped in them if the power is lost. in a mobile home:get out! even if your home is tied down, it is not as safe as an underground shelter or permanent, sturdy building. at school:follow the drill! go to the interior hall or windowless room in an orderly way as you are told. crouch low, head down, and protect the back of your head with your arms. stay away from windows and large open rooms like gyms and auditoriums. in a car or truck: vehicles are extremely risky in a tornado. there is no safe option when caught in a
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and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do. together. a stronger country. impacting states around the southeast overnight the national weather service has confirmed at least eleven tornadoes in louisiana, mississippi and alabama, with three confirmed deaths. we are tracking that storm system as it moves into the midlands. already we've seen some areas of
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we are keeping a close eye on the potential for severe weather in the midlands this morning. we are seeing some rain and storms move through right now. about 30 minutes ago -- parts of aiken and edgefield counties were under a severe thunderstorm warming. everything seems to be falling into place for a chance of severe storms today as a strong storm system makes its way towards the
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panhandle. you can see homes destroyed and vehicles overturned in pensacola. a tornado was confirmed in that area. caroline patrickis will have more on that damage in a few minutes from the alert the app lets you see radar pinnointing when and where standard data and messaging rates may apply. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements.
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good morning. three-peat. >> we're winning, winning, winning. >> donald trump cruises to victory in nevada, his third straight win in the republican presidential race. super tuesday is a week away and state. does h think the nomination is his to lose? we'll talk to him live. tornado outbreak. >> it's crossing the road. look at that! >> a string of twisters across the south, entire neighborhoods wiped out. the damage stretching from louisiana to florida. at least three people killed, more than 30 others injured. today. new cases, new fear. 14 more women potentially infected with zika by their male

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